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Care for Your Bamboo Palm

Care for Your Bamboo Palm

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Palms give a wonderful tropical feeling to the indoor garden. They are bold houseplants that command attention without needing the attention of care.

Ease of care: Easy!

Water: Watering thoroughly, keeping the soil moist during the growing season (May-October). Water less frequently during the winter.

Light: Bright indirect light. Can tolerate morning/eastern direct light.

Propagation: Remove side shoots with roots and re-pot in regular potting mix. Keep soil moist.

Propagation: Remove side shoots with roots and re-pot in regular potting mix. Keep soil moist.

Growth Habit/Height: Tall plants (about 6 feet in maturity) form clumps of stems with long, arching leaves. Individual leaflets are short, broad and curving. This palm has a narrow growth habit that is appropriate for most homes.

Soil: Regular potting mix.

Repotting: Every 1 or 2 years. Many palms have fragile root systems and can be easily damaged, so care should be taken when re-potting the plant.

Toxicity to animals: Not toxic. Katie’s cat Mango approves!

Toxicity to animals: Not toxic. Katie’s cat Mango approves!

Fertilizing: Fertilize during the growing season, every two months. Use a slow-release palm fertilizer with an analysis like 12-4-12 or 8-2-12.

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